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Sports Brief: Kayla Poulsen nominated for Patriot Ledger’s Player of the Week

Sports Brief: Kayla Poulsen nominated for Patriot Ledger’s Player of the Week

Ellie Tyska

November 15, 2019

The South Shore’s local newspaper, The Patriot Ledger, recognizes many Massachusetts student athletes who have shown outstanding skills. In doing so, the newspaper features a “Player of the Week” and usually chooses three local high school athletes who could be voted for this honor. In this week...

News Brief: Girls varsity soccer competes as the last WHS team in playoffs

News Brief: Girls varsity soccer competes as the last WHS team in playoffs

Hailey Robinson

November 15, 2019

The 11th seeded girls varsity soccer team won the Division Three North semifinal against the 18th seed, Pentucket. The girls defeated Pentucket 3-0 with two goals scored by senior captain Kayla Poulsen and one made by junior Tali Wong. "We've done a lot of team bonding off the field to improve our...

Sports Teams at WHS Permitted to Leave School Early due to Late Start Times

Sports Teams at WHS Permitted to Leave School Early due to Late Start Times

Max Brande and Garrett Spooner

November 13, 2019

For most high school students, sports play a crucial part in their lives. Quite often this fall, athletes playing on varsity sports get dismissed early in order to attend specific sporting events or practices. This fall, due to the threat of EEE and the school start time changes, this has been happenin...

Warrior Weekly: Heisman Hopefuls

Warrior Weekly: Heisman Hopefuls

Max Brande

November 13, 2019

With the college football season more than halfway done, one question comes to my mind: who is going to win the Heisman? Everyone will say that the winner will be this quarterback or that quarterback, but I wonder if this will be the first time in 22 years that a defensive player or transfer quarterback ...

Sports Junkies Episode 22: Dante Parseghian

Sports Junkies Episode 22: Dante Parseghian

CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara

November 12, 2019

In the 22nd installment of the bi-weekly Sports Junkies podcast, WSPN’s CJ Brown and Aiden Chitkara give their take on the state of national and local sports with guest and senior football player Dante Parseghian. The crew discusses the Wayland football team's playoff game against Revere before talki...

Girls soccer slips at senior night (10 photos)

Girls soccer slips at senior night (10 photos)

Julia Callini

November 8, 2019

The Wayland Warriors fell 2-0 to the Acton-Boxborough Colonials on Sat. Oct. 26. Wayland and Acton-Boxborough's senior night was held at the Acton-Boxborough fields. Wayland celebrated during halftime, while Acton-Boxborough celebrated before the game. To see more photos of the event, click here....

Warrior Weekly: Fantasy football midseason reflection

Warrior Weekly: Fantasy football midseason reflection

Aiden Chitkara

November 7, 2019

Quarterback Boom: Lamar Jackson (Baltimore Ravens) If I told you that one man could produce numbers that would make him both QB1 and RB1 eligible, would you believe me? You probably wouldn’t. Well, up until this year that is. Lamar Jackson has posted Madden-like numbers through the first eight weeks ...

Volleyball spikes a win against Bedford on senior night (15 photos)

Volleyball spikes a win against Bedford on senior night (15 photos)

Julia Callini and Caroline Lampert

November 6, 2019

The Wayland Warriors snuck out a win against Bedford on October 24. This game was not only Senior Night but also gave the team a seat in the first round of playoffs.

Fall sports playoff update

Fall sports playoff update

Ellie Tyska

November 6, 2019

As the playoff season progresses, the qualifying fall teams prepare for their games. The season came to close for both the field hockey and girls volleyball teams when they lost their playoff games this past week. The field hockey team won 2-1 in their first round game against Wakefield, with goals f...

Seniors on college sports recruitment: Class of 2020 Edition

Seniors on college sports recruitment: Class of 2020 Edition

Ellie Tyska and Meredith Prince

November 6, 2019

For the majority of the senior class, college admissions are just around the corner, but some outstanding athletes already know where they are almost certain to attend. The Class of 2020 has over 15 students who have already committed to college to play a sport, and it's barely November. Senior athlete...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Sammy Johnson

November 5, 2019

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Field Hockey team makes playoffs for the first time in five years

Field Hockey team makes playoffs for the first time in five years

Hailey Robinson and Eliya Howard-Delman

November 1, 2019

The varsity field hockey team has just reached the peak of its breakthrough season. After not making playoffs in five years, they were able to end the cycle with new captains, additions to the team and many other changes.  According to senior captain Fatma Sayeh, after two consecutive seasons with few ...

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